“Jocelyn Word felt selfish going back to college last year. After all, the newly single mother from Stockton, Calif., had four children to support and raise, and they already had watched her go through so much in the previous five years. A divorce. A brain aneurysm. The loss of two jobs because the companies folded. But Word pressed on, even doubling up on her class load the last six months, and Friday evening she walked across the stage to accept her Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Management from Grand Canyon University.”